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Regulations for Advertising/Solicitation/Posting on University Property

  1. All notices and advertisements posted on University property must be approved prior to posting. Individuals or groups receiving permission to post materials are required to post the materials themselves.
  2. Requests to post notices or advertising of any kind on University property except as noted in #3 and #4 below and in the following sentences, must be submitted to the Office of Student Activities and Student Center Operations for approval no later than three (3) days in advance of the desired posting. Materials to be posted in the Residence Halls must be approved by the Office of Residential Life three days prior to the desired posting. Materials posted in the Rebecca Stafford Student Center must follow the guidelines established by the Office of Student Activities and Student Center Operations in the “Rebecca Stafford Student Center Posting Policy”.
  3. Requests to post notices or advertisements of any kind in Boylan Gymnasium, Kessler Field, or any other athletic facility must be approved by the Director of Athletics no later than three days before the desired posting date.
  4. Requests to post notices on bulletin boards which are sponsored by Academic Departments should be directed to the Chairperson of that particular area (i.e. Nursing, English, Chemistry, etc.).
  5. The posting of any flyers or notices of any kind on vehicles on University property is strictly prohibited.
  6. The posting of notices or flyers that support or endorse candidates for political office is not permitted.
  7. The use of the e-mail for the posting of advertisements or notices will only be permitted after the text of the message has been approved by the Office of the Vice President for Student Life and Leadership Engagement.
  8. The distribution of flyers, handbills, etc. on campus will not be permitted.
  9. Advertisements may be posted on bulletin boards or walls that are brick or painted concrete (except for walls or painted surfaces in Wilson Hall). Postings or advertisements may not be posted on windows, doors, stairwells, restrooms, elevators, wood, wall papered or other painted surfaces. Posting of materials on vehicles, trees, lampposts or building exteriors will not be permitted.
  10. Only masking tape and fun-tack may be used on wall surfaces. Thumbtacks must be used on posting material on bulletin boards. Staples on bulletin boards will not be permitted.
  11. Advertisements are permitted to be posted for thirty days or until the occurrence of the event, whichever is first.
  12. Clubs, organizations, departments, or individuals are responsible for the removal of postings immediately after the activity or event has taken place. Failure to do so will result in loss of posting privileges and responsibility for any charges that may be incurred as a result of such removal.
  13. Advertising for any and all off-campus events featuring the consumption or purchasing of alcoholic beverages is not allowed. University sponsored events involving alcohol may be advertised with the permission of the Vice President for Student Life and Leadership Engagement.
  14. Material that is deemed to be obscene, libelous, slanderous, racist, sexist, or otherwise offensive to the diverse University community will not be approved.
  15. Organizations or individuals violating the policy on postings will be subject to loss of future posting privileges, charges for any damage that may occur as a result of such posting and charges filed under the University’s Student Code of Conduct.
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